Monthly Archives: April 2013

East Webster HS wins food drive contest

From Press Reports Filling the local food pantry is especially hard during the holiday season. The Webster County Extension office takes part in the northeast area Food for Families collection. This is part of the TV station out of Tupelo.…

McKibben to present piano recital

Mississippi College announces the junior piano recital for Mary Catherine McKibben. She is the daughter of Phillip and Daphne McKibben of Cumberland. This recital is a partial requirement for a bachelor of music degree in piano performance. McKibben will play…

Singing Churchmen in concert Monday

From Church Reports Making their debut performance in Eupora, the Mississippi Singing Churchmen will be in concert at 7 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church of Eupora. “We are very fortunate to be able to bring this talented group of…

Calendar of Events

Gospel singing The Gore Springs Community Center will host a gospel music jubilee at 6 p.m. April 13. Admission is $5. Featured performers will be Bobby Hawkins, Beyond Measure, Still Blessed and One Way Quartet. Benefit for Catherin Crutchfield A…

Teen cyclist injured in crash

From Staff Reports A 15-year-old was injured last week after he was hit by a car while riding his bicycle in Eupora. The accident happened about 7:20 p.m. Friday at highways 182 and 9 (Roane Avenue and Veterans Memorial Boulevard).…

Vandals target mailboxes in Maben

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — Four residents, who all live on Second Avenue, had their mailboxes knocked over, knocked off, dented or destroyed the night of March 30. According to Allen Fulgham, the boxes were tampered with…

Sports notebook

Jones has strong opener for Frederick Keys Former Eupora High School standout Devin Jones opened his 2013 baseball season in fine fashion last Friday, pitching the Frederick Keys to an 11-1 win in minor league baseball action. Jones went six…

Eupora still in thick of state playoff hunt

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress Times To say Eupora’s next two baseball games are big ones would be just a little too obvious. After splitting a pair of district games earlier this week, the Eagles of EHS head to…

East Webster falls to Ackerman, 6-1

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times The East Webster Wolverines have seen their fair share of top-flight pitching the last two games. Colby Eaves, a member of the Jackson Clarion-Ledger’s Dandy Dozen baseball team, fired a one-hitter against the Wolverines…